Group Exercise (SH)

Exercise led by a teacher with others in a class is motivating and fun. The JCC's Group Exercise programs at our South Hills facilities are among the largest and most comprehensive in the Pittsburgh area.

We offer a wide variety of group exercise classes tailored to appeal to adults of all ages, shapes, sizes and levels of fitness. Our facilities are top-notch and our instructors are certified through ACSM or ACE and are CPR-certified.

Build flexibility, strength and cardio fitness in classes including, Zumba, Group Power, Senior Fitness and more!

For wellness through movement, we offer a wide variety of classes including several types of yoga, Pilates and more, as well as dance classes for adults.

*Classes marked with an asterisk are free to all JCC members. 

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Group Exercise Classes

Absolute Abs*
Forget those ordinary old sit-ups. This 30 minute class will take your core workout to another level. Get a core you adore!

Cardio Dance*
Cross train with this high energy, high intensity Cardio Dance workout. Blast your buns and thighs. Interval your cardio workout and kick your plateau.

Core Conditioning*
Widdle your middle with a blend of dance, stability and traditional core exercises. Exercise to achieve balance and well-being. All levels welcome.

Group Power*
This is your hour of power! This 60-minute barbell program strengthens all your major muscles in an inspiring, motivating group environment with fantastic music and awesome instructors. With simple, athletic movements such as squats, lunges, presses and curls, Group Power is for all ages and fitness levels. Discover results, discover Group Power!

Pilates
This total body conditioning class consists of a series of controlled movements that engage the mind and body in developing strong, flexible muscles without adding bulk. Focus on building abdominal strength and flexibility, as well as improving range of motion and postural balance.

Step/Aerobics*
High intensity Cardio workout that involves stepping up and down on an adjustable platform.

Yoga
Learn the essence of relaxation through stretches, postures and improved breathing techniques. This is more than just a class that improves strength and flexibility. It is a process that you can take and do anywhere.

Zumba*
Move your hips to a Latin beat! This dance inspired workout will excite all ages and exercise levels. Move and groove your way to a healthy body! Tone your core and more!

Zumba Toning*
Lain beats meets body sculpting. Add light weight training to your cardio dance.

Zumba Gold*
Just like the original but choreographed to welcome beginners or serious seniors.

Boot Camp
Push yourself to the limit in a progressive program that includes endurance, strength and eventually power. This class is not for beginners, but can be tailored to your specific needs.

Core Ballet Barre
A full body workout incorporating the principles of ballet and Pilates.

Group Active*
Get all the fitness you need--cardio, strength balance and flexibility--in just one hour. With inspiring music, adjustable dumbbells and body weight exercises and simple athletic movements, this class is for everyone.

Pilates Barre
With a blend of traditional Pilates mat work and an energizing Ballet Barre workout, you will achieve a long lean dancers body with this toning class. Light hand weights and basic barre moves will help you burn calories and sculpt your body from head to toe.

Tap Dance
Have fun while getting fit!

ZumbaKids
With kid friendly songs and dances, ZumbaKids creates a fun, healthy program for children using Zumba fitness concepts. 

Tai Chi
The Sun style of Tai Chi includes agile steps and exercises to improve mobility, balance, breathing and relaxation. Beginner and Advanced sessions available.